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LibGuides: Pedagogy to Oppress? - Hybrid Pedagogy

LibGuides: Pedagogy to Oppress? - Hybrid Pedagogy | Librarianship | Scoop.it
You have to be a pretty tenacious researcher to find any criticism about LibGuides, the practical and convenient tool that librarians use to create online guides to research. My search...
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Home - TimeMapper - Make Timelines and TimeMaps fast! - from the Open Knowledge Foundation Labs

Home - TimeMapper - Make Timelines and TimeMaps fast! - from the Open Knowledge Foundation Labs | Librarianship | Scoop.it
TimeMapper - Make Timelines and TimeMaps fast! - from the Open Knowledge Foundation Labs
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DH tool, free and easy to use

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Toronto's new city librarian pushes the digital envelope | Toronto Star

Toronto's new city librarian pushes the digital envelope | Toronto Star | Librarianship | Scoop.it
Vickery Bowles plans to continue predecessor Jane Pyper's work bringing digital innovation to the 100-branch system — and vision of the library as a lifelong learning centre.
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Mirkwood

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With the Holiday season pretty much upon us and the crazy early Winter weather, I found myself wanting to knit …
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American Libraries...08.08.14

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good infographic for marketing

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Responding to the Second Wave of the Digital Divide | American Libraries Magazine

Responding to the Second Wave of the Digital Divide | American Libraries Magazine | Librarianship | Scoop.it
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He said that the digital divide has declined by about 40% since 2009, from 83 million adults who didn’t have broadband access at home to 48 million adults today who don’t have any sort of advanced online access. Horrigan said the "real emerging issue" is digital readiness, which he said is the capacity for all users to engage with online resources with knowledge about service attributes and use of personal and household data in the various applications we use.

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Free Online Access to Routledge Library Science Journals | Explore Taylor & Francis Online

Free Online Access to Routledge Library Science Journals | Explore Taylor & Francis Online | Librarianship | Scoop.it
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Online learning for librarians

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Asking the Right Questions | American Libraries Magazine

Asking the Right Questions | American Libraries Magazine | Librarianship | Scoop.it
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assessment data can be used to improve library services and that it's a critical tool in the effort to remain a vital part of our communities."

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Letters to a Young Librarian: Three Bins: My Strategy for Getting the Most Out of Library School, by Andromeda Yelton

Letters to a Young Librarian: Three Bins: My Strategy for Getting the Most Out of Library School, by Andromeda Yelton | Librarianship | Scoop.it
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Skills I can prove I have, skills I have but can't prove, skills it don't have yet

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Imagining Equity Literacy | Teaching Tolerance

Imagining Equity Literacy | Teaching Tolerance | Librarianship | Scoop.it
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Teaching diversity tolerance

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State of America's Libraries Report 2015 | News and Press Center

State of America's Libraries Report 2015 | News and Press Center | Librarianship | Scoop.it
2015 State of America's Libraries Report from the American Library Association covers issues and trends of the past year related to academic libraries, school libraries and public libraries, including: Top Ten Challenged Books of 2014, Children’s and Teen Services,Public Programs, Equitable Access, Intellectual Freedom, and Accreditation Standards for library schools. National issues include: Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA),Privacy, Federal Library Funding, Workforce Bill Passes, Copyright Updates,E-Rate,Net Neutrality, andALA Policy Revolution.
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Timeline JS - Beautifully crafted timelines that are easy, and intuitive to use.

Timeline JS - Beautifully crafted timelines that are easy, and intuitive to use. | Librarianship | Scoop.it
Beautifully crafted timelines that are easy, and intuitive to use.
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DH tool

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What do students want in a library? Here’s what they told us: | MIT Libraries News » Blog Archive

What do students want in a library? Here’s what they told us: | MIT Libraries News » Blog Archive | Librarianship | Scoop.it

If you were to design the perfect library, what would it look like? MIT students shared their ideas about library spaces in two sessions held last month. Over fifty students representing both grads and undergrads attended the meetings to discuss upcoming renovations planned for Hayden Library and other library spaces.


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Think you know how to Google? Here are 36 search tips you probably don’t know about

Think you know how to Google? Here are 36 search tips you probably don’t know about | Librarianship | Scoop.it
There's more to a Google search than just inputting a few search terms. Check out some of our favorite Google tips, so you can make the most of the engine.

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Phil Bradley's curator insight, November 18, 2014 7:20 AM

You probably already know most of these, but just in case you don't. it's a nice little collection, though I couldn't get them all to work for me.

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Performance is a User-Centric Concern - Front End Librarian

Performance is a User-Centric Concern - Front End Librarian | Librarianship | Scoop.it
A presentation / summary about how prioritizing the performance of a web site or service is a user-centric concern.
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Science Data Literacy | e-Science Portal for New England Librarians

Science Data Literacy | e-Science Portal for New England Librarians | Librarianship | Scoop.it
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Data literacy, data management, trends in tech

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ICDL - International Children's Digital Library

ICDL - International Children's Digital Library | Librarianship | Scoop.it
International Children's Digital Library
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Free e-books for kids

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The Show Me Librarian: All Things STEAM

The Show Me Librarian: All Things STEAM | Librarianship | Scoop.it
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STEM in the library, especially for kids

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Critical Pedagogy, Information Literacy, and Tech Instruction

Critical Pedagogy, Information Literacy, and Tech Instruction | Librarianship | Scoop.it
I recently attended the 2014 LACUNY Institute: "Information Literacy to Empower: Theory and Practice." Usually I just tweet a lot at conferences as a form of personal notetaking, but this time the ...
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 guess what I’m really asking is, given our limited time and space constraints, how can librarians move beyond training and rote instruction in technology workshops for digital scholarship and cross over into really teaching"

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10 Awesome Presentations from Computers in Libraries 2014 - OEDB.org

10 Awesome Presentations from Computers in Libraries 2014 - OEDB.org | Librarianship | Scoop.it
Information Today’s excellent Computers in Libraries conference took place in Washington DC last week and featured top-notch presentations by librarian on
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Give Them What They Want | The User Experience

Give Them What They Want | The User Experience | Librarianship | Scoop.it
What would happen if your library’s website disappeared? You’d probably get a lot of phone calls. f I had to guess, most would be about: Finding library items, renewing library items, and library hours and locations. This thought experiment gives us some perspective about the things library websites should be focusing on—the critical tasks users are trying to accomplish. It also offers perspective on the aspects of our websites that are comparatively unimportant—everything else.
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Website design for max UX

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